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'''Shelton Hank Williams''', also known as '''Hank Williams III''' and '''Hank 3''' (born December 12, 1972), is an American musician, singer and multi-instrumentalist. In addition to his honky tonk music|honky tonk recordings, Williams' style alternates between country music|country, punk rock and Heavy metal music|metal. He is the principal member of the punk rock|punk metal band Assjack, the drummer for the Southern hardcore punk band Arson Anthem, and was the bassist for Pantera singer Phil Anselmo's band Superjoint Ritual. He has released seven studio albums, including five for Curb Records. Williams is the grandson of Hank Williams|Hank Williams, Sr., son of Hank Williams, Jr., and the half-brother of Holly Williams.
Birth nameShelton Hank Williams
AliasHank 3
Birth date{{birth date and age|1972|12|12}}
Origin| instrument = Vocals, guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, banjo, yodeling
GenreCountry music|Country, cowpunk, hardcore punk, Heavy metal music|heavy metal
OccupationSinger-songwriter, musician
Years active1991–present
LabelMegaforce Records|Hank3, Curb Records|Curb
Associated actsAssjack, Melvins, Arson Anthem, Superjoint Ritual
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